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How to Self-Edit Like an Editor

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    How to Self-Edit Like an Editor

As a longtime book publishing professional, I’m pretty quick to admit my biases when it comes to best practices in this industry. If I had a written list, great editing would be at the very top of it. I’m always in favour of editorial work, no matter who the writer is or what length of text you’re working with. I’ve written previous posts about how to hire an editor and how to understand the different […]

A Writing Coach – What Is It and Who Needs One?

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    A Writing Coach – What Is It and Who Needs One?

It’s the New Year, and for many of us, that means making resolutions and getting parts of our lives in shape. Just as people might hire personal trainers to help them develop a fitness plan, writers often turn to coaches to get their writing lives on track. The word coach has been adopted by many different industries to refer to a professional who knows your field well and who can help you excel in it. […]

Imprint Name – Why it’s Important and How to Choose It

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    Imprint Name – Why it’s Important and How to Choose It

The word “imprint” crops up all the time in traditional publishing but it’s not as commonly used in the self-publishing landscape. An imprint is a brand name used to identify books in a similar category that are published by a particular publisher. It’s not necessarily the same as the company name: publishing companies often publish under many imprints in order to distinguish types of books from one another – for example, Running Press publishes its […]